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Adalla Kim

Adalla Kim is a reporter for Private Debt Investor, where she covers private debt investments across Asia Pacific. She joined from a Financial Times publication, having covered Korean institutional investments across asset classes and alternative investments in Asia Pacific. Before that, she was a Graduate Intern at Campbell Lutyens, a private equity and infrastructure advisory group headquartered in London. She has a bachelor’s degree in International Trade from Incheon National University and speaks Korean, English and Spanish.

Asian investors spot anomalies in leveraged lending

Buyers are demanding higher-rated tranches in response to what they see as a lack of liquidity in the leveraged loan markets.

Pension funds offer leverage for NPL acquisitions in China

Risk taking is a way to get higher returns although advisors encourage investors to examine the risks thoroughly.

Building new relationships in China

The country’s embattled developers are turning to the private market to service debt and grow business.

Building new relationships in China

The country’s embattled developers are turning to the private market to service debt and grow business.

CapitaLand holds first close on maiden property debt fund

The manager has raised over $500mn for its first real estate debt fund, with a view to refinancing commercial real estate loans in its core markets.

Korea Post seeks global distressed debt fund managers

The organisation’s savings and insurance arms will jointly commit up to $200m to the strategy.

Allianz backs Indian distressed debt fund for first time

The insurer has accepted a risk capital charge in exchange for yield enhancement from non-rated debt instruments.

Ares hires UBS executive director for Asia push

Michael Chen spent more than five years at the Swiss bank’s asset management arm, leading institutional relationship activities.

Clearwater targets $300m for Yield Fund – exclusive

The credit fund manager held a first close last month and aims to close the vehicle within a year.

GSO back in the market with European Senior Debt Fund II – exclusive

Blackstone’s credit arm secures follow-on commitment from Asian insurer for its latest European fund after predecessor closed on €1.9bn.
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